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From Issac Goldstand <mar...@beamartyr.net>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Optimized MD5 implementation from OpenSSL
Date Wed, 03 Jan 2007 08:26:44 GMT
True, but it's used popularly as a generic digesting algorithm, without 
any connection to crypto, and people may not consider that when deciding 
whether to compile in something that simply looks like SSL support.

  Issac

Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> On 1/2/07, Issac Goldstand <margol@beamartyr.net> wrote:
>> If you do this, it might be a smart idea to write in the README and/or
>> INSTALL and/or configure hints that it's worthwhile to link against
>> OpenSSL even if you're not planning on using any crypto features, in
>> order to benefit from this.
>
> Well, MD5 *is* crypto.  =P  -- justin

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